Open Water Swimming Courses take place in Windermere. In Scotland they take place on Inchmurrin, one of the largest islands on Loch Lomond. Swim Camps are also run here . These Swim Camps offer swimmers the chance to attend for two/three days swim course, depending on needs.
Various other venues are being looked into, so keep visiting this page for more details
Are you wanting to improve your swimming in open water? Do you wish to enhance your functional movement? Do you want to gain a greater understanding of nutrition and the feeding process for open water and even bigger goals, such as the English Channel, Windermere or other event? And would it be useful to have your stroke analysed with both over and under the water filming? Then join us on this two/three day swim course.
Get Set 4 Swimming offers the unique location of the Old England Hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere, with its luxury spa and modern leisure facilities with its own 20m indoor pool. The hotel itself is set in mature gardens with access to the lake out at the front.
During this course you will be get supervised and safe swims in the lake and for the more experienced a supported boat swim around the island (weather permitting). The course is taken by one of the world’s top open water and marathon swimmers, Dr. Julie Bradshaw MBE with over 20 world records to her name.
You will have sessions with expert yoga therapist from the Team who will show you through practical sessions, how to increase your functional movement as well as helping prevent injuries, so common in swimming. Get Set 4 Swimming is the only company in the UK to offer yoga therapy on swimming courses successfully.
For example see to the right some of the testimonials from the 2014 Scotland swim camp
(Matt UK Relay Swimmer): Great bunch of people thus an enjoyable weekend. The best part was the yoga and swimming around the island.
(Mary, UK Novice Open Water Swimmer): I enjoyed the yoga sessions which complemented the swimming well
(Nick, UK Solo Channel Swimmer)I also enjoyed the yoga. The practical and theoretical elements are so valuable to aspiring Chanel swimmers/Open water swimmers of ALL standards.